The Little Fringe Show That Could
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The Little Fringe Show That Could

drowsy chaperone.jpgTorontoist would like to extend our congratulations to the creative team of The Drowsy Chaperone, which just garnered a truckload of Tony Award nominations. The Drowsy Chaperone was written by the hilarious Torontonian team of Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrisson, Bob Martin and Don McKeller. The show got its start at the little old Toronto Fringe Festival back in the day, followed closely by a run at Theatre Passe Muraille, and it has been growing ever since. We can’t help but feel a certain amount of hometown pride (also, it’s a rare treat to see Canadian theatre artists turning a profit!) – this is only the third Canadian musical to have a run on Broadway, and will probably be the most successful (one of them, Rockabye Hamlet – yes, a rock opera based on the Bard’s masterwork – barely lasted a week). For more Drowsy Chaperone news and reviews, go visit JKelly – he saw the show on Broadway a few weeks ago and he hasn’t been able to shut up about it since.